Description

Powerful Dayak ancestor figure “Hampatong” collected from the Ot Danum tribes of west Borneo, such statues were erected near the main house to commemorate a deceased relative and protect the family against malevolent spirits and decease, strong weathered lichen patina from age due to more than a century under the heavy tropical rains of Borneo.

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Indonesia
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Circa 1880
PERIOD: 19th Century
CONDITION: Fair. Weathered.
HEIGHT: 25.5 in. (65 cm)
WIDTH: 4 in. (10 cm)
DEPTH: 2 in. (5 cm)
Weight 1.099 kg
Dimensions 5 x 10 x 65 cm